• Fit in my 40s: am I too old to be practising BMX in the park? | Zoe Williams

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    The hard part, at first, is to trust that you are not going to pitch over the handlebars
    • Fitness tips: four handy hints for BMX beginners
    I am advanced enough in age to know not to be put off when I can't do something after one hour. I can barely learn a new word in that time, never mind an entirely new way of distributing my weight so that I can jump on a bicycle. Still, I borrowed a BMX from a very kind BMX ultra called Stuart Dawkins and went for a lesson. BMX riding reminds me a little of parkour. First, there are about five basic moves that look incredibly impressive when someone...
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